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Experience the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the city by walking through Paulista Avenue, a 3 km (2 mi) thoroughfare notable for headquartering a large number of financial and cultural institutions. This important city avenue houses an extensive shopping area, as well as Latin America’s most comprehensive fine art museum, the Sao Paulo Museum of Art. Located in one of the highest parts of the city, the avenue is clustered with radio and TV stations, and is served by numerous subway and bus lines. Once a popular residential neighborhood, the avenue is flanked by lavishly ornate mansions, former homes of the city’s most powerful coffee barons. Bumper-to-bumper traffic is frequent in this area even outside peak hours, so avoid visiting by car or taxi. By using our Sao Paulo trip builder, you can arrange your visit to Paulista Avenue and other attractions in Sao Paulo.
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Where to stay in Sao Paulo

When it comes to accommodations in Sao Paulo, there's a neighborhood to suit your mood. If you want to feel the city's beating heart, stay along its central artery, Avenue Paulista. From there, you'll have easy access to the best attractions in Sao Paulo. Alternatively, enjoy the city's nightlife round the clock by staying in Vila Madalena, where you'll find plenty of hostels and budget lodgings for young travelers. For a luxury experience, look to the central neighborhoods of Moema or Itaim Bibi. Wherever you decide to stay, you'll be able to whizz around the city using the efficient metro system.
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  • It's a must to walk along avenues paulista if you are in São Paulo, you feel the vibes of the people who lives there  more »
  • Stayed in a hotel on avenida paulista. Being a huge city everything is a bit scattered around and there's no real city centre. Avenida paulista can be considered one with lots of shopping malls restau...  more »
  • Is the main avenue in São Paulo, with a lot of dining options, museums and shopping centers. On Sundays cars are not allowed and you can enjoy great music and street food.  more »